At the University of Helsinki, we believe that the power of knowledge can change attitudes, people and society – for the world. Together, we aim to solve global challenges affecting us all. See how our students want to make an impact.
Marcus Bainbridge was travelling the world and made a pit stop in Finland, but ended up staying in the country for good. Now he studies in the Master’s Programme in Economics to become a microeconomist. His aim is to build more efficient information systems in order to help people make better decisions.
Gabrielle, an alumna in European and Nordic Studies, aspires to make Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science more accessible for all.
Debanhi Jimenez Reyes combines her passion for mathematics and geology by researching geophysical processes that affect populations around the world. She studies in the Master’s Programme in Geology and Geophysics to become a specialist in the field of seismology.
What is there to do in Helsinki? How is the housing market for students? How to survive the winter? How to get an internship or a lab position?
In the blog, our students write about studies and student life at the University of Helsinki.
In the #NewInHelsinki -series of short video interviews, our students talk about their time at the University of Helsinki and what advice they would give to their fresher selves.
Once, Debby was new in Helsinki. She came from Indonesia to Finland to study in the Master's Programme in Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology.
The University of Helsinki educates health experts who understand the connection between animal, human and environmental health and are prepared to solve global health-related challenges of the future.
What do our students, alumni and staff say about their degree programmes? What kind of professional options are there after graduating? How is life as a student in Helsinki? Find out by reading the articles with short interviews or watch the videos.
The Master’s Programme in Human Nutrition and Food-Related Behaviour (HNFB) is for people who are interested in any aspect of nutrition.
In this video, two students talk about studying in the Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning (USP).
It's a joint programme between the University of Helsinki and Aalto University, which prepares students to excel as professionals capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challenges.